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Director, Product Management – Supply Access and Optimization

 

 

AdGear (belonging to the Samsung Ads business), is an Advertising Technology Company located in the heart of downtown Montreal. AdGear focuses on enabling brands to connect with Samsung TV audiences as they are exposed to digital media across all devices. Being part of an international company such as Samsung and doing business around the world means that we get to work on big complex projects with stakeholders and teams located around the globe.  

 

Samsung Ads is an intuitive audience platform that delivers meaningful experiences reaching the right audience across screens, formats and devices. With more than 50M Smart TVs and 200M connected devices, and the largest first party data set powered by ACR, we help marketers reach targets and enhance experiences that span digital landscapes. Our business is enjoying hypergrowth.

What you'll do 

 

As Director of Product, you will lead the development of Samsung advertising technology that intelligently buys digital media for our customers. This high-impact area of our platform includes machine learning-powered optimization of advertising outcomes, dynamic bidding, exchange integrations and brand safety.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Manage a team of product managers
  • Establish and improve processes that maximize quality and productivity of the team
  • Own definition of the roadmap and its execution
  • Collaborate with clients, partners and internal teams
  • Work closely with engineering to ensure on-time delivery with high quality 
  • Communicate the strategy, plans and progress to stakeholders 



 

What we are expecting of you:

 

  • Bachelor’s in a technical field such as Computer Science or Computer Engineering or in an analytical field such as Business or Economics with a strong interest in technology;
  • A minimum of 10 years of experience working in Product Management and 5+ years in Ad Tech
  • Expert understanding of ad auctions and real-time bidding 
  • Experience delivering significant products utilizing machine learning  
  • Deep understanding of digital advertising ecosystem - ad exchanges, DSPs and SSPs, ideally including connected TVs and mobile devices 
  • Experience with Agile product development
  • Passion and results in people, process and quality management
  • Team motivation and executive-facing communication skills 



 

Location and working conditions

 

While our employees are currently working remotely, and before any return to our beautiful office located downtown Montreal, we are taking extra cared steps to ensure a smooth experience for any new employee joining our wonderful organization:

 

      Tailored virtual onboarding plan sent prior to your start date

      IT equipment & Samsung Ads Welcome Swag kit delivered to your doorstep

 

We have adapted our benefits & perks as currently the following: 

Benefits

 

      100% Company-paid comprehensive health & dental coverage

      Personal spending account & Healthcare spending account with Sun Life

      Competitive compensation package, including performance incentive bonus plan based on company, team and personal objectives

      Minimum start of 16 vacation days with additional flex days

      Access to a virtual care platform (wellness, medical & nutrition)

      Access to employee assistance program

      Travel, Life, and Short/Long term disability Insurance

      Group RRSP Matching Program up to 5%

 

 

Perks

 

      Monthly virtual social committee-lead activities (games night, happy hour, health challenges, etc.)

      Virtual companies get togethers (demo days, Town Halls, and more!)

      Virtual yoga once per week

      Open source days for software engineers

      Employee Referral Program

      Perkopolis website with great rebates, coupons and promotions

      Amazing discounts through Samsung Employee Discounts website


About AdGear culture…

  • We promote autonomy, ownership, and accountability. Everyone is a leader at Samsung Ads, taking initiative with confidence. 
  •    Our differences make a difference, and we are part of a collaborative team that values different opinions, thoughts, and ideas.
  • We conduct ourselves with mutual respect, authenticity, and empathy. We act with thoughtful intention to make the right decisions
  • We are dynamic individuals who care about results. We celebrate the hard work and recognize achievements. We love what we do. 
  •             We embrace the open source movement and actively support the open source community
  • We foster a culture of teamwork and ideation, and embrace challenges through a creative and innovative approach.



 

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